Skylight Repair | Flashing Replacement

Poorly designed or installed flashing creates leaks. This home has two identical skylights on the roof and one has been leaking. Caulking has been used in an attempt to stop the leak without solving the problem. And that problem is the flashing at the head of the skylight. Problems are revealed. As the skylight and …

5 Glare

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Glare is all about contrast and is caused by unequal light distribution.  Types of glare. Disability glare, such as when the eye is confronted by headlights from oncoming automobiles, can result in a nearly complete lack of vision. Discomfort glare is a sensation of annoyance caused by an area of brightness in the eyes’ field …

4 Hail Damage

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Hail Season—Severe Weather Puts Us On Alert Need an Emergency Cover? Our crews are available and phone calls will be answered or returned. 303-761-2200 Brittle Acrylic Over time, acrylic materials lose the compounds that make them flexible, thus becoming brittle and susceptible to hail damage. The inner dome is protected and may survive, depending on the …

3 Cracked or Broken

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Aging acrylic skylights are at risk of cracking or breaking.  Brittle Acrylic:  Over time, acrylic materials lose the compounds that make them flexible, thus becoming brittle and susceptible to cracking and breaking. In Colorado, where summer hail storms are common, brittle skylights are a real problem. Don’t make this mistake.  One of the common “band-aid” …

1 Leaks!

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The skylights themselves may not be the culprit! If a skylight is mounted properly and sealed to its curb per the manufacturer’s instructions, it is very unlikely that it will leak. Left gallery above to show options. Condensation—A drip, not a leak. A common problem with older acrylic dome skylights is the lack of a …